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Street Farmhouse, Rishangles

Description: Street Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 281329

OS Grid Reference: TM1624168530
OS Grid Coordinates: 616241, 268530
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2724, 1.1681

Locality: Rishangles
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 7JZ

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Listing Text

TM 16 NE
4/48 Street Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C15 with late C16 alterations. Timber framed, the front cased in
early C20 common brick, the remainder plastered. Pantiled roof, mainly glazed
black tiles to the front slope. 1½ storeys. 3-cell form with former open
hall. 3 windows, C20 small-paned 3-light casements under segmental arches. 2
doorways, each with 4-panel door; the left doorway, in the position of the
cross-entry, has an overlight. 2 flat-roofed dormers with older casement
windows. Internal stack, the external portion of the shaft mostly demolished.
A mullioned dairy window at rear is partly slatted, with an internal sliding
shutter. Unmodernised interior with much of the structure concealed,
especially at the parlour end. Timbers in former open hall are heavily
sooted. Blocked 2-centre arched cross-entry doorway in rear wall. Rear half
of service partition survives, with one 4-centre arched doorway. Intact C16
plank and muntin partition divides cross-passage from hall. Some medieval
joists visible in service cell, still divided into 2 rooms. The hall open
truss has been removed except for a small part of the arched braces below the
upper floor. Stack inserted into upper bay of hall, the fireplace with a
heavy lintol. Late C16 inserted floor has chamfered joists. 2 oak stairs of
C17 or later.

Listing NGR: TM1624168530

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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